Orthopaedic Institute for Children provides care to kids with orthopaedic conditions and injuries.

Get to know us before you need us.

Prevent. Assess. Treat. In alliance with UCLA Health, we rank among the best in the nation for pediatric orthopaedics. We’re here to be your partner in care when your child needs us.


Submit the completed form below or call 213‑741‑8334 in Los Angeles or 310‑395‑4814 in Santa Monica.

Treating the Young Athlete

With sports participation and sports-related injuries on the rise among kids and teens, access to expert sports medicine care is more important than ever. Orthopaedic Institute for Children provides the very best non-surgical and surgical care in two convenient locations for children and teens ages 0-17½.

What We Treat
  • ACL & Ligament tears
  • Fractures
  • Patellar Instability
  • Strains/Sprains
  • Meniscal Tears
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans (OCD)
  • Overuse Injuries
  • Shoulder Dislocations
  • Lower-extremity Disorders
  • Upper-extremity Disorders
  • Apophysitis
  • Meniscal Injuries
  • Ligamentous Injuries
  • Labral Injuries
  • Ankle Injuries/Instability
  • Patellar Instability/Dislocations
Appointments available year round.
  • On-site urgent care center and emergency room for same-day diagnosis
  • Pediatric orthopaedic sports medicine experts
  • Physical therapists with pediatric specialty training
  • Return to play assessments
  • Minimally invasive and ultrasound-guided procedures
  • Diagnostic ultrasound
  • On-site surgery centers

Santa Monica
Luskin Children's Clinic, UCLA Medical Center
1250 16th Street, Suite 2100B
Santa Monica, CA 90404

Hours of Operation:
Mon – Fri: 8:15 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Downtown Los Angeles
403 West Adams Boulevard, Lowman Building, 4th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90007

Hours of Operation:
Mon – Fri: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.